H.J.Res. 50 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

Introduced:

Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mark Meadows

Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right.Declares further that the parental right to direct ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 37 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 2014

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 50” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 18, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
80 cosponsors (80R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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